JAMB (Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board) UTME (Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination) is an annual examination conducted in Nigeria for candidates seeking admission into universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education.
The JAMB UTME result is an essential document that determines the admission of students into higher institutions in Nigeria. In this article, we will provide a comprehensive guide on how to check your JAMB UTME result in two easy ways.
How To Check Your JAMB Result Online
If you want to check your JAMB result online, follow the step-by-step guide below:
- Visit the JAMB portal on your mobile phone.
- Input your JAMB registration number or email address, or phone number in the space provided.
- Click on the “Check My Result” button.
- Your result will be displayed on the screen if it is ready.
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How To Check Your JAMB Result Via SMS
Do you prefer to check your JAMB result via SMS? If yes, follow these steps:
- Get a mobile phone. It can be android, iOS, or tablet.
- Ensure you have the phone number you use to create your JAMB profile intact and active.
- Send RESULT to 55019 using the number you use to create your profile. Please note that these will cost you N50. So you must have at least a balance of N50 recharge on your phone.
- Wait a couple of seconds or minutes while they send your result to your phone.
Note that JAMB UTME results are usually released within two to five days after the examination. And it comes in batches so if your result is not yet ready, you will see a message indicating that your result is not available at the moment. In this case, you should check back later.
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How To Interpret Your JAMB UTME Result
After checking your UTME result online, you will see a breakdown of your scores in each subject. The result will show your total score, as well as your scores in each subject. The maximum score for JAMB UTME is 400, and the minimum score is 0.
The grading system for JAMB UTME results is as follows:
- 180-200: Minimum score for admission into public universities
- 160-180: Minimum score for admission into private universities
- 140-160: Minimum score for admission into polytechnics
- 100-140: Minimum score for admission into colleges of education
It is important to note that the UTME result is just one of the criteria used for admission into higher institutions in Nigeria. Other factors, such as post-UTME screening, and O-Level results, also play a role in your admission process.